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New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1965

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,910
Across
1. Evaluates. : ASSESSES
9. Unlike: Abbr. : DIFF
13. Motorist's concern. : FLATTIRE
14. Holding period. : TENURE
16. Begot. : FATHERED
17. Bend back. : REFLEX
18. "What ___ saying?" : AMI
19. Returned part of payment. : REBATED
21. Calendar abbreviation. : SEP
22. Mosque priest. : IMAM
24. Bulrushes. : TULES
25. What "adeste" means. : COME
26. Nerve networks. : RETIA
28. Gluttony, for one. : SIN
29. Trained pigeon. : HOMER
30. Early center of Christianity. : EDESSA
32. Neighboring. : ADJACENT
34. Drink: Colloq. : SWIG
36. One of the Channel Islands. : SARK
37. Car part. : RADIATOR
41. Betake oneself. : REPAIR
45. Article of clothing. : APRON
46. Jardin ___ Plantes. : DES
48. Creator of Tigger, Eeyore, etc. : MILNE
49. Indefinite period of time. : SPAN
50. Hindu ascetics. : YOGIS
52. Petty quarrel. : TIFF
53. O. T. book: Abbr. : HOS
54. Tree with white flowers. : CATALPA
56. Fromage ___ (soft cheese): Fr. : MOU
57. Prize. : ESTEEM
59. Namesakes of Hero's hero. : LEANDERS
61. Predominates. : REIGNS
62. Shelter. : ENSCONCE
63. Gael. : SCOT
64. Special period of time. : SEMESTER
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1. Business: Fr. : AFFAIRE
2. Shut the door, in a way. : SLAMMED
3. Glut. : SATIATE
4. Old verb ending. : ETH
5. Suffix with trick or truck. : STER
6. River to the Danube. : SIRET
7. Volcano on Ross Island, Antarctica. : EREBUS
8. City in Missouri. : SEDALIA
9. Written instrument. : DEED
10. Military abbreviation. : INF
11. Offensive. : FULSOME
12. Enjoyers of civil liberties. : FREEMEN
14. Very: Fr. : TRES
15. Authority. : EXPERT
20. Cares for. : TENDS
23. Diplomatic delegation. : MISSION
25. Pilot's place. : COCKPIT
27. City on the Nile. : ASWAN
29. Odalisque's home. : HAREM
31. Small island. : AIT
33. Clash. : JAR
35. "Waiting for ___." : GODOT
37. Slice of bacon. : RASHER
38. Puts side by side. : APPOSES
39. Rigorous. : DRASTIC
40. Entertains. : REGALES
42. Food. : ALIMENT
43. Valid. : INFORCE
44. Naysayer. : REFUSER
47. Bon ___, fragrant tea rose. : SILENE
50. Vegetables. : YAMS
51. Short burst of activity. : SPASM
54. Hundredth part. : CENT
55. Suffix indicating action. : ANCE
58. Self-esteem. : EGO
60. Festive affairs, in London. : DOS

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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